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Oklahoma singer Shelton to headline May 29 tornado relief benefit
Oklahoma country singer Blake Shelton said on Friday that he will headline a concert to benefit the victims of the Oklahoma tornado that swept through the city of Moore earlier this week, leaving 24 dead and thousands homeless.
Fri May 24, 2013
PG&E Calls $2.25B Fine For Deadly San Bruno Blast Excessive
The utility responsible for a deadly pipeline explosion in Northern California said Friday that the record $2.25 billion in fines being sought by state regulators is illegally excessive, but did not offer a specific dollar figure it considers reasonable.
The Wichita Eagle
Re: Opinion Line
One of the best stories after the tornado in Oklahoma was of the teacher who said she started praying out loud to her students, even though she knew she wasn't supposed to.
Oil falls below $94 on weak outlook for demand
The price of oil was knocked below $94 a barrel Friday by a combination of ample supplies and lukewarm demand.
KOB-TV New Mexico
Man convicted of murder in Santa Fe rent dispute
A jury in Santa Fe has convicted a 54-year-old landlord of murder in the shooting deaths of a tenant and her daughter's boyfriend.
Dominion donates $500K to Va. black history museum
Dominion Resources is making the largest ever private-sector donation to the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia.
Some damage reported from 5.7 quake in N. Calif.
An earthquake in far northeastern California did not injure anyone but did cause moderate damage, including to a water tank that supplies hundreds of homes with drinking water, local authorities said Friday.
This is Guernsey
Report fuels imported energy fears
Fears over the UK's reliance on imported energy have been fuelled after a report claimed Britain was just six hours away from running out of stored gas in March.
Aretha Franklin Postpones Detroit Show, Health Woes Continue
DETROIT DTE Energy Music Theatre announced Thursday morning that Aretha Franklin's show, planned for June 22, was rescheduled to 8 p.m. July 27 at DTE Energy Music Theatre "due to a minor medical situation." The venue said the postponement was at the advice of her physician, who told her to postpone all appearances in June.
Thu May 23, 2013
The News Tribune
Nuclear power plant in Richland shut down for refueling
The only nuclear power plant in the Northwest is shut down for a refueling that takes place every two years.
Shelton, Underwood coming to aid of Oklahomans
Blake Shelton has a date and location for his benefit and fellow Oklahoman Carrie Underwood is writing a large check to help benefit those affected by this week's storms in their home state.
NYSE says AEP, NextEra trades stand after crash at open
The share drops were the latest such incidents for the market since the May 6, 2010, "flash crash," a computer-driven trading glitch that caused a sudden afternoon tumble in the major U.S. indexes.
The Washington Post
Oil Revolt Generates $35 Billion as Icahn-Singer Agitate: Energy
Apache Corp. isn't waiting for Carl Icahn to tell the energy company how to reverse a two-year decline that's erased $14 billion from its market value.
CEO raises, pay cuts; What a change 1 year makes
Here's a look at the CEOs that received the biggest raises and the biggest pay cuts in 2012 compared with 2011, as calculated by the executive pay research firm Equilar and The Associated Press.
Michigan questions Canadian nuclear waste proposal
A state Senate resolution that was introduced by Democratic Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood of Taylor passed Wednesday.
Marathon Oil says talks end on possible stake sale
Marathon Oil Corp. was in talks with a possible buyer for a portion of its 20 percent interest in the project, but said a deal was not reached.
Stricken Japan nuke plant struggles to keep staff
In this Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 file photo, workers in protective suits and masks wait to enter the emergency operation center at the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power station in Okuma, Japan.
Illinois House overrides Quinn's veto of energy bill
The Illinois House on Wednesday voted 71-41 to override Gov. Pat Quinn 's veto of a bill aimed at allowing Ameren Illinois and Commonwealth Edison to raise rates to pay for so-called Smart Grid technology.
Wed May 22, 2013
Groundbreaking for Cheyenne gas-fired power plant
The newest electrical generation project in the top coal-mining state is a power plant to be fueled by natural gas.
Burlington Times News
Feds open special inspection into N.C. nuclear plant
Federal regulators said Wednesday that they are conducting a special inspection of a nuclear power plant outside North Carolina's capital city that was forced to shut down last week after operators discovered corrosion and cracking in the reactor vessel's covering.